Knight A. Animal models: inefficient in advancing human healthcare. Altern Lab Anim 2008: 36(6): 627.
A rebuttal of the published UK Research Defence Society statement that:
“Animal research is morally and scientifically defensible, whether it has contributed to some, many or virtually all medical advances of the last century”.
Knight A. Scientific update. Lifescape 2008 (Jul.-Aug.): 42.
A short summary of Dr Robert Matthews’ demolition of claim that virtually every medical achievement of the last century has depended directly or indirectly on research with animals, in a recent edition of the J Royal Soc Med; as well as my recent systematic reviews of the human biomedical utility of animal experimental models generally, and chimpanzee experiments specifically.